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Production Buyer 

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Description

Life at Sciton:

The strength of our people and culture stems from a diversity of talented, motivated, and engaged employees. One word that best describes Sciton is ‘Family’ because we treat each team member like family. At Sciton, people and results matter. This is why we give all our employees:

  • The support, recognition, and room to grow their careers within Sciton.
  • We empower our people to develop their creative genius, to be lifelong learners so they can become clever problem-solvers, and to be able to excel in challenging situations.
  • We incentivize creativity and innovations to all our people.

 

About the team:

The Production Buyer at Sciton is a part of the Manufacturing team. You will achieve success in this role by employing a strong combination of analytical and interpersonal skills.

In this role, you will:

  • Find potential suppliers, negotiate prices and terms, and make agreements or contracts for purchases—procurement.
  • Focus on getting the best price possible for goods that meet the quality standards and parameters of the organization or department.
  • Establish and maintain close relationships with preferred suppliers to ensure prompt delivery of materials as needed.
  • Analyze and prepare documents needed for production.
  • Establish and maintain excellent rapport with internal business partners.
  • Collaborate closely with department managers, meet periodically with managers to assess, and predict materials requirements for future projects or production processes, and evaluate whether materials meet standards.
  • Create a production schedule and prioritize job orders for production optimization.
  • Maintain the production schedule and other reports as required.
  • Follow-up as required with all teams to expedite the flow of materials and documents to meet production schedule and customer expectations.
  • Complete status reports for production progress, work in process, and raw material inventory.
  • Interact with production floor management daily to resolve manufacturing efficiencies or additional information as requested from Manufacturing, Service, Accounting, etc.
  • Ensure daily production requirements are achieved.
  • May have other tasks assigned as needed.
 
Position Requirements

Essential Requirements:

  • Three to five years of experience in a manufacturing environment is strongly preferred.
  • A degree in business, finance, or management is required.
  • APICS Certification and MRP system experience preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of the industry, products, and materials is necessary to ensure purchasing the appropriate materials.
  • Understanding of ERP system and Microsoft Office products.
  • Strong organizational, time management, and communication skills.
  • Data analysis and exceptional decision-making to support raw material supply and finished goods demand.

 

What Sciton will offer you:

  • Competitive health and retirement benefits
  • Time off
  • Income Protection
  • Professional Development
  • Stock Options
  • Discounted programs
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Production Buyer  
Location Palo Alto (HQ)  
About the Organization SCITON, a privately held and employee-owned company headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is a leading manufacturer of medical and aesthetic lasers and light source technologies. Founded by the laser industry's preeminent engineers and physicists, our mission is to provide best-in-class solutions to improve human conditions.



Our culture and company strength stems from our diverse collection of talented and motivated employees. One word that best describes Sciton is ‘Family' because we treat each team member like family. We give our employees the support, recognition, and room to grow their careers within Sciton.



We empower our people to develop their creative geniuses. In fact, we incentivize creativity and innovations to all our people. We look for lifelong learners, problem solvers, and individuals who excel in a challenging, team-oriented environment. We hire individuals who want to retire with us. How do you feel about that?

 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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